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Oscar Hijuelos

Oscar HijuelosBorn: 24-Aug-1951
Birthplace: New York City
Died: 12-Oct-2013
Location of death: Manhattan, NY
Cause of death: Heart Attack

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: Hispanic
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love

    University: BA, City University of New York (1975)
    University: MA, City University of New York (1976)

    Pulitzer Prize for Fiction 1990 for The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love
    NEA Fellowship
    Cuban Ancestry

Author of books:
Our House in the Last World (1983, novel)
The Mambo Kings Play Songs of Love (1989, novel)
The Fourteen Sisters of Emilio Montez O'Brien (1993, novel)
Mr. Ives' Christmas (1995, novel)
Empress of the Splendid Season (1999, novel)
A Simple Habana Melody (2002, novel)



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